Fake News for the Week Ending June 26, 2020

Here's all the fake news that's not fit to print... Apparently exposure to Sean Hannity can be deadly. According to experts, misinformation spread by Fox News and other conservative media "may have intensified the severity" of the COVID-19 pandemic. Three different studies "paint a picture of a media ecosystem that entertains conspiracy theories and discourages … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending June 26, 2020

Fake News for the Week Ending June 19, 2020

There is almost too much news about fake news this week, but we'll give it the old college try. Twitter continues to grow a backbone and stand up to President Trump's wildly misleading and outright false tweets. For the first time, Twitter labeled a Trump tweet as "manipulated media." (The tweet included a video that … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending June 19, 2020

Fake News for the Week Ending June 12, 2020

Fake news marches on... Last week police in Buffalo shoved a 75 year-old protester to the ground, knocking him unconscious and sending him to the hospital with serious head injuries. It was all captured on video. A few days later, President Donald J. Trump sent a tweet that suggested, without any evidence whatsoever, that the … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending June 12, 2020

Fake News for the Week Ending June 5, 2020

Let's get to it: Not surprisingly, conspiracy theories and misinformation are running rampant regarding the police killing of George Floyd here in Minneapolis and the resultant protests and riots. "The conspiracy theories range from claims that Floyd’s arrest was staged to others saying he is still alive... Other unfounded claims say Floyd’s death was part … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending June 5, 2020